Harley Zipori – A Cool Breeze


In my last blog I lamented to excess about the heat of the summer. No complaints this time but please read to the end for info on an important event.

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Jack Cohen – Abbas Blames Hamas

Jack Cohen 367102_Abbas-Haniyeh           For once I agree with Palestinian Pres. Mahmud Abbas of the PA, in an important admission he squarely lays the blame for the destruction in Gaza on Hamas itself

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Israel’s Ambassador speaks out from the heart of Bradford’s ‘Israel-free zone’

Israel's Ambassador

Ambassador Daniel Taub travelled to Bradford after George Galloway MP declared it an “Israel-free zone”. After meeting with local councillors and officials, he gave a lecture to local community and faith leaders.

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 Steve Kramer                One of my readers asked for help in answering friends who have been “awakened” to anti-Zionism by Antony Lerman, who recently wrote, “The End of Liberal Zionism” (8/22/14) in The NY Times Sunday Review.

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This Weeks SANITY Report from Israel – Aug. 31, 2014

This Weeks SANITY Report from Israel upnride

Rendering of the UPnRIDE in standing position. This Weeks SANITY Report from Israel . The highlights include:

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Bet Tefilah Tel Aviv Port – Music and Prayer – Kabbalah Shabbat

Bet Tefilah IMG_1777    On this  beautiful Friday night at the Tel Aviv Port Bet Tefilah Israel celebrated  Kabbalah Shabbat ( welcoming of the Shabbat) under the stars. (Rosh Ha-ir) The mayor of Tel Aviv Ron Huldai came to celebrate and to be honored for his courageous  support and efforts in allowing Bet Tefilah  to use city facilities. The Mayor also received flowers from the congregation as he  turned 70 years old on Friday. We were also honored with special guest,  Israeli composer, singer, songwriter, arranger, and choir conductor  Shlomo Gronich. We must  also mention the incredible musicians and singer that are regulars at Bet Tefilah. None of this would have been possible without the support of Rav. Esteban and Rani Jaeger.

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